A synopsis can help you market your book. It can help the agent and the editor to decide to read the book, if it conveys the meaning in an intriguing manner.
Like the old street, the old man too, is not impressed by the enacting scene, now pregnant and anxious with clamoured chants of Miserere Mei Deus, for they are like, the reception room of an undertaker’s office…
This opportunity is part of a two-year grant provided by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California at Berkeley.
Storymoja and Maria’s Libraries have come together to make it possible for you to be part of this reading revolution. How can you help?
Following the success of the very first Wasafiri New Writing Prize in 2009, the 25th anniversary year of the literary magazine, the competition is now in its second year and is accepting new entries.
How memorable are they? How powerful, or weak are they? My favourite villain in Arthur C. Clarke’s Rama Trilogy was Nakamura, the self appointed dictator on the Spaceship. He was feared, he had power, but he had a…
Eastlands also happens to have the misfortune of being the site of an army airbase. That’s right an army airbase. After the heroics of 1982, the air force was reincarnated as an aerial division of the army that specialized in aerial …
Our natural constituency of writers and material are African or Diasporan (please interpret boldly) but we will publish any writer who writes into the African Condition (please interpret boldly). We are adventurous in our definition of Africana, but we will also publish good literature generally.
Gay and Lesbian Memory in Action, the pioneering, highly regarded South African gay and lesbian archives, invites African writers to submit stories on a queer African theme for publishing in a ground-breaking anthology. Gay and Lesbian Memory in Action intends the anthology to query stereotypes, show that there are many ways of being queer in Africa, and encourage queer artistic expression and appreciation. Literary merit and an insightful response to the complexities of African queerness will guide the selection. Submit your unpublished short fiction of between 1,000 and 5,000 words firstname.lastname@example.org by 30 June 2010. Provide a covering page with the title of the story, your first name and surname, your email address and a contact telephone number, and a bio of not more than 100 words. All submissions will be acknowledged. The selection will be made by 30 September
CWS-FilmAid International (FilmAid) invites applications from qualified Kenyans to fill the above position. The position will involve extensive work in Kibera, Naivasha, Eldoret and Kisumu.